Rocco Prestia

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Francis Rocco Prestia Jr. (March 7, 1951 – September 29, 2020) was an American jazz bassist. He was born in Sonora, California. He was best known for his work with the funk band Tower of Power.[1] He was with the band from the 1970s until the early 2000s when he left because of his health.

In December 2014, Prestia had a liver transplant.[2] He died on September 29, 2020 from liver disease, aged 69.[3]

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  1. Parsons, Eric (9 February 2015). "Simply Rocco". Bass Musician. pp. 12–22.
  2. "Rocco Prestia Biography". Tower of Power. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  3. "Legendary Tower of Power bassist Rocco Prestia dies aged 69". Guitar World. Retrieved 29 September 2020.